• Dormers Wells High School: Best Ever Results

    date posted: Thursday 22 Aug 2019
    Students and teachers at Dormers Wells High School are celebrating another excellent year for GCSE examinations with the best results in the school's history.

    62% of of all entries achieved the 5+ strong GCSE pass.

    77% of of students achieved a Grade 9 to 4 (A*-C equivalent) in English and Mathematics.

    57% of students achieved a Grade 9 to 5 (A*-B) in English and Mathematics.

    We were particularly delighted with the high number of students achieving the top grades:   

    • Jan Wrobel was on cloud nine when he achieved 9 Grade 9s and 1 A* in Further Maths.
    • Amrit Marway achieved 6 Grade 9s and 2 Grade 8s.
    • Yash Markendey achieved 4 Grade 9s and 4 Grade 8s.
    • Mahamed Dalmar achieved 4 Grade 9s, 3 Grade 8s and 1 Grade 7.
    • Gursimran Multani achieved 7 Grade 9s and 1 Grade 8.
    • Priyanshu Grover achieved 6 Grade 9s and 2 Grade 8s.
    • Abbie Jensen achieved 4 Grade 9s, 8 Grade 8s and 3 Grade 7s.
    • Lavish Kamal Kumar achieved 3 Grade 9s, 4 Grade 8s, 1 Grade 7 and 1 A* in Further Maths.

    After all the hard work, it is now time to think about the next stage of our students' education.  We are therefore delighted to welcome back many of our Year 11s as they join the DWHS 6th Form to begin their A Level and BTEC courses. 

    Reflecting on the outstanding results, Headteacher, Ms Roisin Walsh said: 'We are delighted with our students' achievements today, which reflect their talents, combined with their hard work and motivation.  Once again I want to pay a special tribute to all our staff at Dormers Wells High School for their tireless dedication to pupil achievement.'

    Ms Walsh also wanted to thank all the parents, carers and the families of Dormers Wells High School students whose invaluable support and work with the school ensures this high achievement.  This partnership will continue as the majority of our young people progress onto Sixth Form.

    Our opportunity to celebrate individual pupil achievement will take place on Thursday 12 September at our annual Awards Evening. 

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

  • ‘A’ Level Success in 2019

    date posted: Thursday 22 Aug 2019

    Dormers Wells High School Students Celebrate ‘A’ Level Success in 2019

    Dormers Wells High School has yet again demonstrated the strength of its academic Sixth Form. 

    In Year 13, 40% of A Level grades were awarded A*-B with 97% of students gaining A*-E.  

    We were also immensely proud of our students' Level 3 BTEC grades; an impressive 100% of the school's Health & Social Care students achieved distinction*.

    Ms Roisin Walsh, Headteacher, commented 'I am delighted that our A Level and BTEC students have done so well again this year.  Such achievement doesn't happen by chance and is indicative of the dedication and commitment of both students and staff.'

    We are very proud of all our students, but some individuals have really shone this year. 

    • Lady Ashong achieved A* A A A in Photography, Mathematics, Physics and Extended Project.  She will attend The University of New York in Abu Dhabi securing a place on the US-UK Fulbright Commission Programme.
    • Eesha Raza achieved A A B B in Extended Project, Biology, Chemistry and Physics and will read Medicine at Kings College London.
    • Shahzadi Komal achieved A A A in Mathematics, Chemistry and Physics and will read Politics, International Studies and Global Development at Portsmouth University.
    • Lakksan Kugananthavel achieved A* A* B in Mathematics, Computer Science and Biology and will read Computer Science at Southampton University.
    • Maria Williams achieved A A A B in Extended Project, Religious Studies, English Literature and History and will read Politics and International Relations at the University of Exeter.
    • Tariq Hassan achieved A A A in History, Mathematics and Economics and will read Philosophy, Politics and Economics at Kings College London.
    • Afzal Afreen achieved A B B B in Extended Project, Biology, Chemistry and Mathematics and will be attending Queen Mary University to read Neuroscience.
    • Kaloyan Haydutov achieved A A C in Mathematics, Computer Science and Physics and will read Computer Sicence and Artificial Intelligence at Loughborough University.
    • Harshwarya Kaur achieved A B B in Sociology, Religious Studies and Psychology and will read Law at the University of Warwick.
     
  • DWHS wins Award for Student Progress

    date posted: Saturday 16 Jul 2016

    Dormers Wells High School has been nationally recognised for its exceptional 2018 performace by the Schools, Students and Teachers network (SSAT).  Educational Outcomes data analysis from SSAT has shown that the school is in the top 20% of schools nationally for progress. 

    Sue Williamson, Chief Executive of SSAT said:

    “I am delighted that Dormers Wells High School has won an Educational Outcomes Awards. This recognises one important aspect of the school’s work but at SSAT we believe an outstanding school has deep social justice at the heart of its plan; it subjects that plan to constant challenge and innovation; and it liberates teachers to perform brilliantly in the classroom. SSAT is pleased to recognise the quality of leadership and the hard work of all staff to ensure the success of every child. A big thank you and well done to students, parents, staff and governors.”  

     

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We are very proud of our thriving, inclusive school. Dormers Wells High is a vibrant learning community where students value their education and safeguarding is our highest priority. We put our students first and wholeheartedly believe that every child matters and that every child should have the best chance to achieve.

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